Victims of rebel attacks in eastern DRC receive treatment in ICRC hospital unit
11 July 2021 | 4:21 pm
Victims of attacks carried out by the Allied Democratic Forces rebel group in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo receive treatment at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) unit in Beni General Hospital.
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